Update: Aaron Cruden chest injury confirmed

Just minutes after tonights feature on Beauden Barrett was published, Fairfax Media via the sports bulletin on TVNZ News broke a story which has confirmed that Barrett will indeed get his first test start at first five for the match against Argentina this weekend. 

Aaron Cruden has been ruled out of this weekends test after suffering a chest injury. Cruden picked up the injury during the Bledisloe Cup victory over Australia at Eden Park two weeks ago. 

Barrett’s first All Blacks start playing at first five will likely be officially announced by the All Blacks tomorrow morning. 

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